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Remembering the times when the sun was adored as god

Remembering the times when the sun was adored as god

By Fahredin Shehu* PRISTINA, KOSOVO: Arabic poetry was transmitted orally until the fifth century. Poems were later written down. These days, I have been removing the dust from the deepest recesses of my sub-consciousness (talking about some 30 years of my studies), looking for parallels of the old poetry with the contemporary Arab poetry. The […]

World Poets in the International Costa Rica Poetry Festival

World Poets in the International Costa Rica Poetry Festival

  For the past sixteen years, the International Costa Rica Poetry Festival has enhanced the presence of poetry in the country’s capital; San Jose, and other cities of the country, leading up to the ocean tortoise city of Tortuguero. Audience has interacted with the event in its main cultural sectors of Costa Rica, as well […]

The English poetry anthology “The Memory of Silence” by Ashraf Aboul-Yazid released in India

The English poetry anthology “The Memory of Silence” by Ashraf Aboul-Yazid released in India

The English poetry anthology titled “The Memory of Silence” by Ashraf Aboul-Yazid was released in India. The anthology is the collective result of the efforts by the publishing house; Poetrywala, poet and publisher Hemant Divate, the artist of the cover painting Shirish Kathlac, and the poet, critic and professor of architecture Mustansir Dalvi. Dalvi, the […]

New Seoul-based zine offers platform for female artists

New Seoul-based zine offers platform for female artists

What has always interested me in Korea is the alternative forms of art. While the mainstream media rules the markets all around the world, it is the alternative art, music and cinema of a country which push the envelope and experiment and bring in more diversity. And in Korea, specifically in Seoul which is the center […]

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